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Advanced 3D features expected in iPhone 8

New evidence hints at 3D sensing in next iPhone. Sources close to Apple’s supply chain have revealed that the next high-end iPhone, the rumored iPhone 8 or iPhone X, is likely to offer some advanced 3D sensing technology that would allow users run AR apps on their phones. The report is based on the camera component supplier – Largan Precision. They have confirmed that Apple ordered lenses with 3D sensing modules, possibly for the late 2017 model – the top-end iPhone 8. The phone would be using VCSEL lasers to unleash augmented reality (AR) experiences with new type of AR[…]

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iOS 11’s photo and camera improvements detailed in video

Apple to bring major new features to the Camera app. Even though Apple announced the next update of iOS this month, the operating system is still in an early beta stage. However, the company rolled out an early preview to developers who can start playing with the new features and enhance their apps. Fortunately, there are some videos revealing more of the upcoming new features iOS 11. One of the areas with significant improvements is the Camera (and the photo app). Thanks to a video from MacRumors, we can have a look at the most interesting camera & photo enhancements[…]

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iPhone 8 production reportedly began, new renders leaked

The production of components for the three new iPhones has begun. It’s certain that Apple will release three new models in Fall 2017. Two of the iPhones will include LCD display panels, measuring at 4.7 and 5.5 inches across the diagonals, while the top-end iPhone will have OLED and a 5.8-inch display. This information has been confirmed by various sources, so we can consider the 2017 lineup as almost official. But some new reports reveal more interesting details about iPhone 2017. For example, a report at DigiTimes talks about 4.7 and 5.5-inch devices with improved glass chassis and aluminum frames,[…]

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iOS 11 officially announced with many new features and improvements

Powerful new features coming to iPhone and iPad. Apple announced during its developer conference the new version of iOS – version 11. Apple claims that this is the biggest software release ever for iPad and iPhones, and there is some truth in these words. IOS 11 delivers many new features, especially to iPads, such as improved multitasking and the ability to snap apps to display them. Apple Pencil has been deeply integrated into iOS11 with support for inline drawing and instant Notes accessible from the Lock Screen. Apple finally created a ‘Files app’ for iOS, allowing users to access their[…]

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Public beta 2 of iOS 10.3.3 available to download

Apple released the new beta to developers and regular users. The company yesterday rolled out its new, second public and developer beta of iOS 10.3.3. Two weeks after beta 1 hit the users, the second beta is waiting to be downloaded on eligible iPhone or iPads. iOS 10.3.3 Beta 2 brings only minor performance improvements and no visible changes. However, it’s another step towards the official 10.3.3 version expected later this summer. Apple has already started working on iOS 11, but the current version will receive one or two official updates before the upgrade to 11.0 at the end of[…]

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Dedicated AI processor to enable advanced features in Apple’s products

Cupertino is working on Apple Neutral Engine. A report at Bloomberg, citing an unnamed person who seems to be close to Apple, mentions about a secret chip under development called ‘Apple Neutral Engine’. This dedicated processor will not replace the current ARM chips and graphic adapters we have, but it will complement them and enable some advanced AI features like speech and facing recognition, all this without impacting the battery life of the devices. The report claims that Cupertino will use the new AI chip to add artificial intelligence features to future devices including iPhones. Among the possible use of[…]

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Fingerprint reader underneath the display confirmed for iPhone 8

Apple to integrate Touch ID into the screen. Unnamed sources close to Apple have revealed to the Economic Daily News that Apple has successfully integrated the Touch ID recognition sensors into the display for iPhone 8. The OLED display panel and the radical new design for the upcoming anniversary iPhone in 2017 have caused troubles for the engineering team at Cupertino. As the next iPhone won’t have a Home Button and the display will take almost the entire front, Apple had to come up with a new solution for Touch ID fingerprint recognition. It seems that Apple has finally solved[…]

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The smaller iPhone in 2018 may have a 5.28-inch OLED screen

Apple to release two OLED models in 2018. Apple is far away from the announcement of the Anniversary iPhone in September, but that doesn’t stop the rumors on the Internet. And while we were still hearing stories about the 2017 line-up, now for the very first time a source claims to reveal details about the iPhone 9 expected in 2018. According to a new report published by The Investor, Apple’s iPhone for 2018 will be coming in two sizes, both with OLED screens. The smaller iPhone 9 is said to include a 5.28 inch OLED screen, while the bigger version[…]

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Molds of upcoming iPhones reveal their possible sizes

iPhone 8 to have a similar size to the 7S, but a bigger screen. A few photos of alleged iPhone molds have appeared online, revealing the relative size of the upcoming models in 2017. According to the shots, Apple is going to release three new models later this year. Two of the models will feature LCD display panes, and they will be named ‘S’, following the Apple’s trend to introduce modest hardware improvements to the main line after the first year – in this case iPhone 7. But the far more interesting model in 2017 will be the device described[…]

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Google announces the Assistant and Gmail Smart Reply for iOS

  You can download the Google Assistant app from the App Store. At the annual I/O conference for developers in California, Google announced many features, and they are not only for Android, but also for iOS. In line with last week’s rumors about bringing the Assistant to the App Store, Google announced the standalone app and you can download it right now from this [link]. Google Assistant arrives in the App Store to help you in many ways. You basically ask a question, and Google Assistant answers, send a message, add a calendar event, and more. Overall, the assistant on[…]

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